Angus Sinclair (Angus Robertson Sinclair) a Scottish serial killer known as the World's End Murderer. The World's End Murders refers to the murder of two teenage girls in 1977. Both victims were last seen alive leaving The World's End pub in Edinburgh's Old Town. Sinclair was convicted of the murders of four females and believed to have murdered a total of eight victims. In 1961, Sinclair murdered his eight-year-old neighbor in Glasgow when he was just sixteen-years-old. He was acquitted of the World's End Murders in 2007 under controversial circumstances. He was re-tried and convicted of both murders in 2014. Angus Sinclair was sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum term of thirty-seven years.
Serial Killer Angus Sinclair (aka) World's End Murders, was active for 18 years between 1961-1978, known to have ( 4 confirmed / 8 possible ) victims. This Serial Killer was active in the following countries: United Kingdom
Sinclair married Sarah Hamilton in 1970. He had at least one son with his wife Sarah Hamilton in 1972.
Prior to his spree he had commited crimes, served time in jail, and served time in prison.
In 1961 Angus Sinclair started his killing spree, during his crimes as a serial killer he was known to strangle, rape, and murder his victims. At least one victim was tied, bound, or otherwise restrained during the crime. At the time of his crimes he was living with his wife and son in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom, where Sinclair was known to work as a serial killer.
He was convicted on August 31st 1982, sentenced to life imprisonment at HM Prison Glenochil near Tullibody, Scotland, United Kingdom.
Angus Sinclair died on March 11th 2019, cause of death: bronchopneumonia, ischaemic heart disease and cerebrovascular disease at HM Prison Glenochil near Tullibody, Scotland, United Kingdom.
Angus Sinclair has been listed on Killer.Cloud since November of 2016 and was last updated 3 years ago.
The unlawful killing of two or more victims by the same offender(s), in separate events. Serial Killer as defined by the FBI at the 2005 symposium.
Rape is usually defined as having sexual intercourse with a person who does not want to, or cannot consent.
Strangulation is death by compressing the neck until the supply of oxygen is cut off. Stranglers kill by Strangulation.
|Nickname:||World's End Murders|
|Victims:||4 - 8|
|Years Active:||1961 - 1978|
|Active Countries:||United Kingdom|
|Life Span:||- 2019|
|Sexual Preference:||heterosexual, pedophile|
|Marital Status:||married Sarah Hamilton in 1970|
|Children:||at least one son with his wife Sarah Hamilton in 1972|
|Living With:||his wife and son in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom|
|Birth Location:||Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom|
|Convicted:||Aug 31, 1982|
|Prison Location:||HM Prison Glenochil near Tullibody, Scotland, United Kingdom|
|Death Date:||Mar 11, 2019|
|Cause of Death:||bronchopneumonia, ischaemic heart disease and cerebrovascular disease|
|Death Location:||HM Prison Glenochil near Tullibody, Scotland, United Kingdom|
|Killed In Prison:||N/A|
The 4 dates listed below represent a timeline of the life and crimes of serial killer Angus Sinclair. A complete collection of serial killer events can be found on our Serial Killer Timeline.
|1961||Angus Sinclair started his serial killing spree. #1961|
|1978||Angus Sinclair ended his serial killing spree. #1978|
|Aug 31 1982||Angus Sinclair was convictedand sentenced to life imprisonment at HM Prison Glenochil near Tullibody, Scotland, United Kingdom. #19820831|
|Mar 11 2019||Angus Sinclairdied.cause of death:bronchopneumonia, ischaemic heart disease and cerebrovascular diseaseat HM Prison Glenochil near Tullibody, Scotland, United Kingdom. #20190311|
The following serial killers were active during the same time span as Angus Sinclair (1961-1978).
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The World's End Murders is the colloquial name given to the murder of two teenage girls, Christine Eadie, 17, and Helen Scott, 17, in Edinburgh, in October 1977. The case is so named because both victims were last seen alive leaving The World's End pub in Edinburgh's Old Town. The only person to stand trial accused of the murders, Angus Sinclair, was acquitted in 2007 in controversial circumstances.
Angus Sinclair is included in the following pages on Killer.Cloud the Serial Killer Database